Woodbury City attorney pleads guilty
Saturday, November 8, 2014 4:58 pm
CANNON COUNTY ATTORNEY TO BE DISBARRED AFTER ADMITTING GUILT IN THEFT CASE
At the request of then-16th District Attorney General Bill Whitesell, TBI Special Agents began investigating Dale Peterson
During the course of the investigation, agents learned that between March 2012 and July 2014, Peterson stopped filing documents with the Cannon County Clerk's office and kept the filing fees for himself. As the investigation began, Peterson admitted his role in the theft and assisted agents in returning files to the Clerk's office.
On Thursday, Peterson pled guilty to Theft over $1000 through a criminal information plea. He agreed to be disbarred